576,921 Audi Vehicles Recalled

Volkswagen is recalling over 576,000 Audis for two dangerous defects. Links to the full NHTSA recall report are below.

Recalled Vehicles

342,867 – 2013-2017 Audi A5, A5 Cabriolet and Q5 SUVs – the electric coolant pump may get blocked with debris which can cause the pump to overheat and cause a fire.
234,054 – 2011-2017 Audi Q5 SUVs – the sunroof drainage system has a defect that allows water to soak the foam surrounding the side air bag inflators which can cause the inflator to rupture and spew metal fragments into the vehicle.

NHTSA Recall ID Number : 17V001
Manufacturer : Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Make / Model Years : AUDI / 2011-2017
Subject : Air Bag Inflator may Rupture due to Corrosion
NHTSA Recall ID Number : 17V002
Manufacturer : Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Make / Model Years : AUDI / 2012-2017
Subject : Coolant Pump May Overheat and cause Fire

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